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good morning, america. could this be your luckiest day ever? lottery frenzy in overdrive this morning. the jackpot, almost $600 million. and it just keeps growing. 21 straight drawings with no winner. it's holiday megamania. breaking overnight. blazes burning on the california coast. firefighters racing to put out wildfires in big sur. hundreds evacuated. and here comes another storm right now. the snowmaker about to blast the northeast, from philadelphia to boston. trouble in paradise. desperate search for the 23-year-old boyfriend of this young woman. he's a suspect in her death. but now, new questions. is he actually a victim, not a killer? ♪ who we love love story. music's red-hot couple, john mayer, and katy perry, here live in their first tv interview
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together. and that's not all. we have the world exclusive premier of their steamy new music video, only on "gma." ♪ who you love who you love and good morning, america. take a look at this. who needs to win the lottery this morning? surrounded by all these beautiful women this morning. robin and josh on assignment. great to have all of you here today. we have a whole bunch to get to. that snow coming, just out of times square, in new jersey. right now. starting here in new york, as well. moving up the coast. ginger's going to have the latest on all that and how later in the week, it's going to warm up in so much of the country. >> such good news. as so many people get ready to travel this christmas, a warning to be careful about what you are packing.
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we have new video just released showing brazen thievery by baggage handlers. and you know him as ron burgundy. now, will ferrell is keeping it classy here, live. he says he will be. he will be live in person. and wait until you see who he's brought with him. are you ready for this? we hope he is ready. >> that's a tease. >> let's see if he's ready for us. >> indeed. let's get right to the big drawing tonight. a few magic hours left when we all daydream -- there's the countdown clock right there, on what that winning lottery ticket could mean. >> so nice to think about. there you see a rolls-royce, coupe right in front of our studio. if you were to win, you could customize it with a humidor, or a jewelry drawer in the glove box. and santa is here. by our own lottery machine, in the studio.
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and santa is here. santa, i know, there's a lot to laugh about. and linsey davis is here to give us the details on lottery fever. >> the prospects make you feel all warm and fuzzy. but let's not forget it's better to give than to receive. let's say the person who is given the mega millions ticket is feeling extra generous. they could give a dollar to each of the 313 million people estimated in the united states and still have $3 million left over. from new york city -- >> next, please. >> reporter: to hawthorne, california. >> here's the winning ticket. >> reporter: it's a mega millions frenzy, for a $586 million jackpot. a number that could swell to more than $600 million in just a few hours. since october 1st, there have been 21 straight drawings without a winner. so, what are your odds of cashing in? 1 in 259 million, the worst of any american lottery ever.
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but that's not stopping people from playing. in fact, tickets are expected to sell at a rate of 11 million an hour in 43 states. where can't you play the game? nevada, utah, wyoming, mississippi, alabama, alaska and hawaii. and while 43 states are dreaming of a green christmas, people haven't forgotten, 'tis the season of giving. >> i would love to give it to people who need it. all around the world. >> reporter: and with a $316 million cash option, it could certainly spread a lot of holiday cheer. you could feed 21,000 families of 4 every week for an entire year. or how about sending 2,600 students to a private university for 4 years. and if you're not feeling particularly giving this season, and just want to get something for yourself, how about these forever diamonds, part of the debeers group of companies.
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with a $2 million price tag. you can afford all 16 pieces that we have here. ladies, you have some, as well. i believe that you could actually afford them 158 taimes over. >> that's good. >> it's a little heavy. but i'd take it. >> yeah. >> i can't get this on. but i will. i will. it does fit. >> if the desk is empty in a minute because you all run away with the jewels. >> do i have to give this back? >> just happen to leave. and just happen to have a diamond necklace on. >> thanks, guys. sflmp we're going to move to washington now, and a major blow to the spy agency program that collects data on millions of our phone calls. a federal judge has ruled it's almost certainly unconstitutional. a decision that will spark more action in congress and confrontation at the supreme court. abc's jon karl is at the white house with more. and the administration says they will review the decision. but their position has been, it's constitutional and keeps us safe. >> reporter: that's right, george. the president himself has said point blank that this program
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saves lives. he said that no fewer than 50 terrorist plots have been broken up thanks to this program and a similar one that tracks internet traffic. but the judge seemed to take issue with that. saying, there's an utter lack of evidence that a terrorist attack has ever been prevented by this program. and in stark language, he said it is clearly unconstitutional and an invasion of privacy. saying, quote, i cannot imagine a more indiscriminate and arbitrary invasion than this systematic and high-tech collection and retention of personal data. on virtually every, single citizen. i have little problem believing that the author of the constitution would be aghast. >> reporter: this will now go to the supreme court. that's right. and there are several other legal challenges to this law. they will all be brought together and go to the supreme court. but nobody doubts this will ultimately be decided by the supreme court. >> and quickly. a new abc news/"washington post" poll out this morning, showing the president is still stuck at some of the lowest approval
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ratings of his presidency. >> reporter: yeah, and look at this, george. asked who do you trust to handle the country's problems? the country is evenly divided between president obama and the republicans. that's quite a change from last year, when you saw the president had a big 15-point advantage over republicans. now, the country is saying, either one, about the same. >> it's been a rocky year for the president. thanks very much. you see behind us, the snow is beginning to fall. it's a new hit slamming the northeast, while wildfires blaze along the california coast. ginger zee, very busy, tracking all of it. >> listen, coast to coast, we have issues. we want to start on the east coast, because that is where people are getting on the roads and getting out this morning. it's not going to be easy. just a little bit of snow, people start to slip and slide. that's going to go on. one to three inches. this is a clipper system. and just that. it moves very fast through. but morning hours are going to be a mess. anywhere from philadelphia to new york city to boston. just because of this.
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and interior could get more snow. want to show you snow totals, how much to expect. it's not a ton. it could be a dusting to just over an inch. boston at two. but again, we're talking also about the west coast. they're hot. they're very dry. 94% of california in moderate or greater drought. this morning, it's an all-out assault. more than 300 firefighters, frantically battling a wild blaze. chewing away at big sur, california. at least 15 homes have been destroyed, nearly 100 people forced to evacuate the area. >> we've been told to pack some bags and prepare, in case we do get evacuated. >> reporter: the flames, roaring through about 500 acres. officials hope they will contain the blaze this week. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. but much of california is experiencing the driest calendar year on record. >> big sur is historically one of the wettest places in california. and we've had virtually no rain here all year.
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>> virtually no rain there. san francisco, many places, i'll be hitting more on how that drought is affecting all of california and the west, coming up. >> things looking better tomorrow. >> did i hear 50s this weekend? >> by the end of the week, we're much warmer. that sounds so balmy, doesn't it? >> sure does. let's go to abc's amy robach in for josh, with the top stories. >> we begin with major changes at doctors offices across the country. and that could influence the drugs that you're prescribed. glaxo smithkline has become the first major pharmaceutical company to say it will stop paying doctors to promote its drugs. that's a long-standing industry practice many view as a conflict of interest. it comes as glaxo faces a bribery investigation in china. a new report out this morning is questioning billions of dollars in your taxpayer money spent in washington this year. among the highlights, or lowlights, depending on how you
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look at it, $630,000 spent by the state department to increase the number of likes on its facebook page. $914,000 to study romance on the internet. and $3.5 million to cover airport solar panels with tarps so they don't reflect the blinding sun. a total of $30 billion in spending is highlighted in senator tom coburn's report on government waste. a must-read. a new shakeup at the vatican. pope francis has removed an outspoken critic of abortion and same-sex marriage from a powerful post at the church. conservative cardinal raymond burke was head of the vatican's highest court. this move is seen as reinforcing the pope's vision for a more inclusive church. today, he spent his 77th birthday visiting with the homeless. back here at home, the baltimore ravens gave detroit the boot. the boot off the kicker's foot.
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justin tucker. six field goals. 61-yarder, putting the ravens ahead for good, with less than a minute to go. they win, 18-16. finally, it's no fun digging your car out of the snow for anyone. not even a king. but look at this. that is the king of jordan, king abdullah ii. he felt so sorry for one family stuck on the side of the road that he stopped and he joined other good samaritans pushing their car out of the snow after a freak storm. look at that. a true man of the people. and nowadays, there's always a camera to catch all of that kindness we're happy to spread joyfully today. now, the manhunt for carjackers that gunned down a young attorney in a new jersey mall. police are looking for the killers of justin friedland, as he tried to save his wife. abc's reena ninan has the story. >> reporter: the ambush took place on the second floor of the parking garage sunday night.
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30-year-old dustin friedland, and his wife, jamie, both lawyers, their arms full of packages, were headed back to their car around 9:00 p.m. friedland opened the passenger door for his wife and was heading to the driver's side when two men approached. demanded keys and fired shots. one of them killing friedland, the other one ordered his wife out of the car. then, took off in the range rover. an anonymous tip led police, to this boarded up house, where the victim's stolen range rover was found abandoned. with the back window shattered and inside damaged. friends and family of the victim coping with the unbearable news. friedland's uncle releasing a statement to abc news. i want the punks responsible to pay. i want them to die. i want them to get what they gave. >> he was a tremendously loving, kind guy. it's really just a tragedy and senseless violence. >> reporter: police are still searching for the suspects, lara. >> thank you so much, reena. now, new safety concerns about anti-bacterial soap, used by so many of us.
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the fda is cracking down, now asking companies to clearly show that benefits of these soaps outweighs any health risk. and dr. richard besser is here to tell us about it. >> this is big. for the first time, the fda is taking a move against the companies that make anti-bacterial soaps. and the reason for that is there's concern about safety, as well as whether they work. the companies say they've been able to show they killed germs. the fda wants them to show now that they also keep us healthier. and the reason for that is there is concern that some of the chemicals in these products can promote resistant infection and act like hormones in our body. >> do the opposite of what we're hoping for. do we use them? or do we not? >> i've never been a fan of anti-bacterial soap. regular soap and water, you use it properly, it will keep you very safe. these soaps don't kill viruses. that's what we're really concerned about. i reached out to the companies. they say, we're confused about this. we've been presenting data to fda for years. and we think consumers should have them. >> you said so important for all
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of us to know. i want to point out. this does not involve hand sanitizers or wipes. >> it's a good backup. alcohol sanitizers are a great way to go. >> thank you. we have a warning for all of you flying this holiday season. this hidden camera video, an abc news exclusive, of airport baggage handlers brazenly stealing. abc's pierre thomas has more on the shocking results of this government sting. and how you can protect yourself from airport theft. >> reporter: this morning, officials say this is why you want to be careful about what you pack in your checked luggage. these airline baggage handlers are stealing, caught on hidden cameras hidden in the belly of the plane. caught on hidden cameras. watch as this baggage handler finds a wallet. bingo. there's the cash. let's count it. maybe there's more. yep. credit cards. let's take those, too. video of the brazen theft, obtained exclusively by abc news, from the new york regent's
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port authority police. and they have a holiday warning. >> they are hard-working, honest people, by and large. there are some people that are tempted. >> reporter: tempted, indeed. the sting was set up after israel's airlines was getting complaints from passengers about items missing from their baggage. jewelry, cash, laptops. iphones, ipads. seven workers charged in the scam. at the new york region's three airports, there were nearly 600 reports of luggage theft in two years. and it's not just new york. in minneapolis, this baggage handler is caught on tape stealing $84,000 worth of goods. it's not just airport workers doing the stealing. in phoenix, police were recently searching for these men, accused of plucking other people's luggage right off the carousel. that, after a 2009 case where this man and his wife were charged with stealing hundreds of bags. what can you do to protect yourself? for one thing, experts say, never pack valuables in your checked luggage. for "good morning america," pierre thomas, abc news, new york. >> that's an eye-opener. >> that is an eye-opener.
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a lock maybe not such a bad idea. now, to one of the hottest pop stars on the planet. and his battle with paparazzi. one direction's harry stiles has won a court record, stopping a group of photographers from harassing him. lama hasan has the story. ♪ the story of my life >> reporter: for the handsome 19-year-old one direction star, this was a story of his life. >> harry? harry? this way. >> harry, what's up? >> reporter: harry stiles can say bye-bye to the past, after a court order banning the pesky paparazzi from pursuing the teen idol. it prevents unnamed photographers from harassing the singer by car or motorbike, placing him under surveillance, loitering within 55 yards of his home or taking photos of him in such circumstances. >> the paparazzi have a price on your head. and you're hunted down like an animal. it's literally oppressive. and i don't blame harry for wanting to stop the harassment.
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>> reporter: for months, stiles had been desperately fighting the photographers. asking him to stop. they did just the opposite. they snapped his every move. stopping at nothing. >> they wouldn't give him any space. they wouldn't give him any privacy. and i really think going to court is not what he wanted to do. but it's what he had to do. >> reporter: fear not, one direction fans. the injunction will not get in the way of the floppy-haired selfies. >> he wants to be clear he's not disrespecting the fans. he's only looking for a little bit of privacy in a very aggressive world. >> reporter: on january 13th, there will be a further hearing to decide exactly how the action should proceed. but for now -- ♪ live while we're young >> reporter: -- the teen star with live paparazzi-free. just to be clear, this court order only applies to a group of unnamed photographers in britain.
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not photographers in the u.s. and it certainly doesn't apply to harry's army of fans. they can still approach him in the streets and take photos of him. lara and george, no issues for us. >> and he's always seemed like he enjoys that. >> he seems to. but you could never get an order like that here in the united states. >> thank you. we turn, now, to the weather. ginger zee, so busy. also, really cold in the south. >> the southeast, yesterday morning, we saw pictures of that frost in jacksonville. well, it's happening again this morning. we have frost advisories to tell you about in florida, georgia. atlanta, just above that freezing mark. but things are going to improve. we're starting to see that mild air build. and you'll get some sunshine in some of those dryer places. later this afternoon, 70, orlando. 55, back for parts of the south. and you want heat, like real heat. you go to los angeles. two days, we've seen record-high temperatures. and today, 81 in los angeles. san francisco, end up at 63. las vegas, there at 67. and i want to go just east a little. denver's been warm for a couple days, too. they'll be 61. wichita, 57.
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and dallas, san antonio, all them just a little warmer, after such a cool start to december. i want to leave you the look across the fashion. some snow in the northern rockies.
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>> while so many of us are just pumped here to see the 50s in the forecast, if got video coming up in the next half hour of people on the beach out west. >> you want to keep us under control here, don't you? >> low expectations. coming up on "gma," murder mystery in paradise. the search right now for this 23-year-old young man. is he a victim or a killer? and the student suspended from school for hugging his teacher. was it sexual harassment? and john mayer and katy perry in their first live tv interview together to talk about it all. and the world premiere of their sizzling new music video. that's not all. the very classy will ferrell here, live in times square.
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good morning. i'm eric thomas. crews in redwood city are still trying to put out a huge fire at a metal recycling plant that erupted this morning. a large fire has been burning since shortly before 1:00 a.m. official haves not issued a
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shelter in place for the area at the end of seaport boulevard, but officials are advising people who live nearby to stay inside and shut their windows and doors if they smell smoke. firefighters are expected to remain on the scene for several hours. let's check the morning commute now. here's leyla. also the offramp from northbound 101 to seaport completely shut down. no traffic getting through there. as i take you back into the east bay, this accident still in place. it is blocking at least a couple lanes with debris. that's causing quite the mess coming away from highway 4. and here's a look at our travel times. if you're heading in the westbound direction along 4, that's 36 minutes from antioch.
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all right. we're back at 7:28. let's start with live doppler 7 hd. check out visibilities, they are improving. we had a bit of fog and haze but thankfully temperatures running mid-30s to mid-40s. no frost or freezing fog to worry about. high cloupds and sunshine. temperatures about six to ten
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♪ who you love who you love ♪ you love who you love there they are, john mayer, katy perry. steamy duet, "who you love." we'll get a world exclusive premier of the video this morning. they're first interview together, here on "good morning america." robin and josh on assignment. great to have amy, ginger, lara, as always. >> thank you so much, george. also this morning, we have surveillance video of a high school student hugging one of his teachers. should it have gotten him suspended from school for a year? was it sexual harassment? >> that's the big question. also ahead, the courtroom battle over the million-dollar
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painting of farrah fawcett going to the jury. her former "charlie angel's" co-star, jaclyn smith, offering emotional testimony. who she says fawcett would wand to have that painting. and will ferrell going to be here. mr. ron burgundy, with his co-star, baxter. there he is getting the star treatment this morning. he steals the movie. might steal some thunder here today. ready for his "gma" debut. >> i cannot wait. to visit with them both. we begin this half hour, with the latest on a chilling murder mystery out of hawaii. a young woman found dead in the ocean. her boyfriend, vanished, and considered a suspect in her murder. but could he have been a victim as well? neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: seven months after 25-year-old brittany royal was found strangled and dumped in the waters off hawaii's big island, family and friends are wondering if the main suspect,
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her 23-year-old boyfriend, bo johnson, might actually be a victim, not a killer. >> we're so in needing to find out mode that it's blocking the grief process, which has been really difficult for us. >> reporter: brittany and bo recently told their families she was pregnant. they were living in this tent, while visiting ohio, while bo was looking into buying land on the island's famed lava fields and starting a tour business. he vanished at the time of the murder, leaving behind his i.d. police have called him a suspect. but anonymous letters and flyers have turned up on the island, claiming that bo was targeted by the real killer. because of his ambition to buy native land. haole, a term for white man, had to be killed before he buy land, to send a message. another note talks about both being murdered on the lava fields. and asks the killer to confess. >> there was a man who came to our house, when i lived with bo in hawaii. and he came and threatened our
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lives because we had trespassed on what he considered his property. >> reporter: but in a statement, police tell abc news, nothing has changed. our investigation, thus far, has identified boaz johnson as the suspect. the case remains very active. if bo did pull off the murder, he would have to escape a hawaiian island with few resources and no i.d. if he didn't do it, a killer is still on the loose. for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> thanks to neal karlinsky for that. we turn to the georgia high school senior suspended from school for hugging his teacher. you see it right there. he said it was innocent. school officials say it was sexual harassment. it was all caught on camera. you can reach your own judgment. here's abc's john muller. >> reporter: take a look at this surveillance video. watch as 17-year-old sam mcnair comes up behind his teacher to give her a hug. seemingly innocent enough. not according to gwinett
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county's rules. the high school senior is being suspended from duluth high school until next december, which means he won't graduate on time. >> my heart dropped. my future is flashing by in my head. and i'm just like, oh, my god. this is happening. >> reporter: let's watch the hug again. according the a discipline report, the teacher alleged that mcnair's lips and cheeks touched the back of her neck. >> she explained what didn't match what i did. and i'm like, wow. this is crazy. >> reporter: mcnair's mother, april, was shocked to hear the news. >> i'm like dumbfounded, really. it's crazy how the incident happened and brings such a harsh punishment on derailing a child's future. >> reporter: the gwinett county schools would not be interviewed. they did release a statement saying, hearing officers consider witness testimony.
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a review of the known facts and a student's past disciplinary history when determining consequences. mcnair's mother is appealing the decision. the teen does have a disciplinary record, which includes past suspension. but none were the result of sexual harassment. overnight, reaction from parents and teammates. >> i can see if you suspend him for a week or two. but not a whole year. >> sam is a hugger. he always says, if you give a hug a day, it might change somebody's day. >> i'm afraid to give anybody a hug now. >> reporter: for "good morning america," john muller, abc news, new york. let's talk about this with abc's legal affairs anchor dan abrams. >> the headlines everywhere, were student suspended for hugging teacher. when you actually watch that video, and according to her, this was more than a hug. you see at the end there, it appears that he is trying to kiss her on the back of the neck. why isn't this teacher entitled to a sexual harassment-free zone? this is not like the 6-year-old we read about, where he tried to kiss a classmate. this is a 17-year-old senior here. who, he's not just hugging, but
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appears to be trying to kiss. >> kind of a blind side there. >> yeah. and you see her at the end, sort of push him off. this is an unwanted touching. imagine if this would happen in the workplace. >> so an infraction no doubt. but a year's suspension? >> it's a tough sentence. they said he was in trouble before. that's why he got the stiff sentence. i remember when i was in high school. i got in trouble. i got in trouble again. and a snowball i threw landed near a teacher and i got suspended. >> dan? you did? >> i did. i did. >> where is nancy grace when -- >> now, to this day, i would claim that i was not targeting the teacher with a snowball. i happened to be throwing it and it landed near the teacher. nevertheless, my past behavioral problems got me suspended. >> to your point here, this is not about zero tolerance. this is a pattern of behavior. >> a year is a stiff sentence. and i would expect that as they appeal this, maybe the sentence gets reduced. but the notion this was an innocent young man who just was
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suspended for a little hug, i think is a bit misleading. >> okay, dan abrams, thank you very much. let's get the weather from ginger. >> 6-year-old dan abrams, tossing that snowball. this could be the driest year on record for california, once we end it up. we don't know that quite yet. it is also a very hot one the last couple of days. everybody sleeveless on the beach. we're not jealous at all, through my teeth, that's what i'm saying, because i mean it. let's look how dry, though. this has been a big issue. san francisco, normal precipitation, 18 1/2 inches. to this date so far, we have had just over three. los angeles could end up with the driest. redding, san diego. all with very little rain. redding usually has 31 at this point. that's big. and all of the warmth, all of the sleevelessness. some of that air will try to push north and east. look at this. these are the numbers we're talking about. george, lara, everybody. philadelphia goes to 52 by friday. d.c., up to 58. we're close to 60. new orleans and memphis, you're warming up, too.
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into the 70s, new orle >> in so many places, we have the hard ice crusty on the sidewalks and the road. it will be nice to try to melt a little bit of that. >> sure is. >> it's really starting to come down. >> flurries. one more day. >> you have to love walking in messy, gross snow. >> it's pretty up here, though. coming up, the war over that warhol painting of farrah fawcett go to the jury, after emotional testimony from her former "charlie's angels" costar j jaclny smith. and the mom going viral
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and coming up on 7:43, with the courtroom battle over a portrait of the late farrah fawcett that could be worth millions. her "charlie angel's" co-star, jaclyn smith, emotionally testifying in court. now, it's up to the jury. abc's nick watt has the story. >> reporter: a jury is now deciding if this stunning andy warhol portrait of farrah fau fawcett belongs to her long-time love, ryan o'neal. jaclyn smith -- >> you hurt your son. you've been hurting him. >> reporter: -- who was here in court for closing arguments believes it does. >> i really feel farrah would want that portrait with ryan and on to redman. >> reporter: redman is their only child, who spent every day the past few weeks here in the courtroom. >> you know, as hard as it is, he looks so brave. he is so great. farrah would be proud.
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and the emotion is too much to describe that. >> reporter: the problem is, fawcett left all of her art collection to the university of texas at austin. and they claim this portrait, one of a pair painted by warhol in 1980, was part of fawcett's collection, and belongs to them. o'neal says warhol gave one portrait to fawcett and this one to him. he admits it hung in fawcett's condo for years. only because a girlfriend did not like it above the bed in his malibu pad. o'neal claims that he and fawcett reckonciled in 2001 and were together until the end. and who was with her when she held her last fresh breath of air, o'neal's attorney asked the court? it was ryan. >> she's here. i feel she's here. she would say, hey, these are my guys, and they're going to win. >> reporter: the jury is out. for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> i can understand why the new girlfriend wanted the picture
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off the bedroom wall. >> maybe the library. >> yeah, there are other areas of the house. >> well, the courts will decide. coming up, john mayer and katy perry here together for their very first live tv interview. and the world premiere of their music video. and taking over "play of the day." what is that guy doing at the airport? you're going to find out. ♪ [ male announcer ] bob's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today his doctor has him on a bayer aspirin regimen
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right then. here's "the play of the day." >> eat your heart out, josh. i'm doing "play of the day" from this couch today. not bad. we've heard of photo bombing. but how about phone bombing? this is greg benson. his wife was taking the pictures. >> i look really nice, too. >> you did. good, good, i was hoping it would look good. >> you know what terminal it arrives in? >> yeah. i think it arrives in terminal three.
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>> is that your sister? >> i don't have a sister. >> a b-plus. >> oh, b-plus. that's good. congratulations. reception's kind of bad over here. i'm going to move over. oh, it's better here. >> where are the kids at? >> i don't have kids. why do you -- why do you ask? >> how late is your flight delayed? >> it's like 20 minutes late. >> i'll meet you at like, 6:00, at the house. >> i'll text you. >> great. text me. text me and i'll text you back. >> are you answering what i'm saying? >> no. i'm on the phone with somebody. huh? >> oh, are you talking to me? >> no. i'm on the phone. >> you're like answering the same questions. >> i'm sorry? >> i feel like you're answering my questions. >> no, no, no. i'm talking to somebody. >> talk to you soon, bye. >> talk to you later. >> were you listening to my conversation? >> no. no, no. i was on the phone with my buddy. okay, maybe i was a little bit. okay, there's a hidden camera right there. >> everyone was so polite. >> that was not in a new york airport. >> you know, he was mr. sincere.
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they believed everything he said. a lot coming up here. john mayer and katy perry live. also, will ferrell. don't go anywhere. katy perry live. also, will ferrell. don't go anywhere. good morning, america. good morning, america. good morning, america. i mean all you have to do is sit here and say, good morning, america. that's what you guys look like. good morning, america.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. developing news in san francisco where crews have blocked off the scene of a house collapse in the twin peaks neighborhood. the house on crown terrace collapsed around 10:30 last night. neighbors say it was in the process of being remodeled. it had been cleared for major renovations. no one was inside when it collapsed. no word on what caused the house to come crashing down. meteorologist mike nicco has our forecast. mike. >> above average temperatures again. good morning, high clouds, sunshine, poor air quality once again. mid to upper 60s, santa rosa, morgan hill. clover dale, 70, 71 degrees. accuweather seven-day forecast, cooler cleaner air tomorrow.
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brisk breezes thursday and friday before warming trend again this weekend. leyla. it's a packed drive on the richmond san rafael bridge. we have a three-car crash in the center divider, but take a look at the slowdown right at main street. you can see all that red. you are down to 16 miles per hour as you leave richmond. kristen. >> leyla, thanks a lot. the news continues right now
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m. and two, big, live events, only on "gma" this hour. >> wake up. wake up, lazy bones. >> are you ready for the ultimate anchorman? will ferrell, here live. >> now, i'm sure i've got your attention, america. >> and wait until you see who is joining him to rough things up. it's our classiest interview ever, just ahead. and our worldwide exclusive this morning. john mayer and katy perry here to talk about it all. and premiering their brand-new music video together. as we say -- >> good morning, america. [ cheers and applause ] how about that for the
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greeting? and how about this for an entrance right now? will ferrell and baxter, walking the red carpet this morning. baxter wants out. >> hey, will. >> come on up. >> baxter. >> looking good. >> yeah. he prefers the spotlight. he's used to adoring crowds. >> does baxter want a scotchy scotch? >> he's on a strict diet of ice cream. >> baxter, notoriously rough when interviewed. we'll be relying on you to interpret. >> yes. >> he got that good morning, america, thing down. >> yeah. we practiced. we got here late last night to practice. >> such a hard time saying george's last name, though. >> oh, ron did. yeah. >> you can handle it. >> ron doesn't -- he's not good at that stuff. yeah. >> ratings are gold.
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>> ratings gold. despite his lack of ability with names. >> he has many talents. we'll get into all of that, coming up. we should mention, we have other big names here. we have john mayer and katy perry by the "gma" fire before their first live interview together. and then, the world exclusive premiere of their video, for their song together, "who you love." >> is it not the best day ever on "gma"? >> it's exciting. and we're also going to meet that mom who says, having a perfect body after a baby is not all it's cracked up to be. she has posted incredible candid photos on her post-baby bod dp we're going to learn why the so-called fit mom has it wrong. >> and we're also going to see what ron burgundy has. we're going to get news from amy. >> we begin along the california
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coast, where about 600 firefighters are battling a wildfire in the big sur area. 100 people have been forced to evacuate. california, experiencing its driest year ever. and back here in the northeast, another storm system delaying travel once again. snow falling here in times square. ginger's forecast in just a moment. a federal judge's ruling that the nsa spying program appears to be an invasion of privacy. the judge finding that the collection of phone records and the other monitoring efforts leaked by edward snowden is almost certainly unconstitutional. the obama administration credits the program for breaking up dozens of terror plots. but the judge says there's little evidence to back up that claim. a top navy investigator is expected to plead guilty in a massive bribery scandal. he is suspected to hand over
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files to a contractor in asia, in exchange for luxury vacations and prostitutes. the scandal has led to the arrest of three naval officers. and new details about the disastrous carnival cruise this year where thousands were trapped after a fire onboard. dozens of passengers are suing, saying carnival could have prevented the fire ahead of time. carnival calls the lawsuit, frivolous. a new push in the battle for immigration reform. a group called define american has unveiled a new immigration symbol, along with a video of undocumented americans, reciting "the pledge of allegiance," and sharing their story as a group of lawmakers hopes to take up immigration reform in 2014. but prospects remain uncertain. keep this guy in mind if you're lucky enough to win tonight's $586 million mega millions jackpot. tom crist, wearing sunglasses as
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a disguise, won $40 million in a canadian lottery that happened back in may. he says he knew all along that he wanted to give it to charity. all of it. nearly two years ago, his wife died of cancer. and he wants to give his money to cancer-fighting charities. he says they will spend it in the best possible way. and that is certainly an incredible story to end on. it truly is. >> something to think about. as we all buy those tickets. >> that is great. let's get weather from ginger. >> we're going to talk about that storm. you have to hit the timing. you're starting to see the flakes end here in times square. here's what's going to happen for you. that low pressure system going to move out very quickly. but it's the one to three inches. still snowing in parts of southern new england. that's all it takes to make the roads slick. it will be cold to keep it at least for today and tonight. watch out for that black ice overnight into early tomorrow. and look in the northwest. a little warmer. seattle's been very cold. portland, too.
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but the numbers there, close to 50. you'll see mountain snows. but very high. looks like the passes won't be too, too terrible with this one. i'm going to leave you with a look across the nation. much milder in the southwest. talking about record heat in los angeles. and drier in the very, very deep south in texas. >> remember, again, it's the snow today. and by the end of the week, much milder. i'll have the numbers for other cities. >> forget about the snow.
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and focusing on that. >> the light at the end. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." where do we begin? bow down. beyonce has just set a brand-new record. we'll fill you in on that in "pop news." and the mayor versus mvt. mi he's trying to ban "16 and pregnant" from his town. and baxter, getting last-minute touch-ups, as any star should. will ferrell, revealing all about "anchorman 2." and katy perry, john mayer, with us live. so excited for this hour of "good morning america," in times square. stay with us.
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♪ thank you grandma for the dolls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ i'm ninja kicking through the halls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ mom's posting pictures on your wall. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday.
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don't worry, santa will find us. ♪ [ female announcer ] this christmas, light santa's way with the hallmark santa signal ornament. [ fembecause she gets tos choose from so many different varieties of coffee from her own keurig brewer. isn't brittany so lucky? brew the love. keurig.
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♪ i picked it out in a snap ♪ what made it genius ♪ was the camouflage wrap ♪ that's my kind of holiday coming up next here on "gma," two, big interviews ahead. john mayer and katy perry are here live for their first tv interview together. and we have will ferrell and baxter the dog. don't go away. (♪ maroon 5 "love somebody" ♪) ♪ ♪ shop the adam levine collection, exclusively at kmart. and get up to 40% off assorted styles.
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kmart. get in. get more. for realsies, ryan is a total hottie mchotterson. totesies. trouble understanding others on the phone [ male announcer ] in honor of the important things you do, due to a hearing loss? save up to $100 on any new phone visit sprintcaptel.com or call 877-805-5845. when you switch to sprint. i hear you're quite the expert at waking people up in the morning. let me show you how grandma does it. ♪
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you're daddy made this when he was a little boy. ♪ this is your dad in my house, where he had his first christmas. thanks for making the coffee. well look who's up. i'm really glad you're here, mom. me too. ♪ look who's here! this new dodge durango still looks good. you know, i didn't think you had it in you, but... [ thudding ] nope. still looks good. it's as a good-looking machine even when it's thoroughly saturated with egg yolk. hmm. ♪ ♪ check this out.
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you're hearing transsiberian orchestra. 12,000 l.e.d. lights. four flame geysers. enough extension cord to span five football fields. >> it's like the bellagio of new jersey. >> wonder what the neighbors think about that one. >> it depends on how it's hooked up. >> no flames in front of houses for you this morning. i have great news popping. we start with beyonce, who surprised the world with the release of her self-titled album on friday. there's no surprise with how well it is doing. rocketing straight to the top. becoming the fastest-selling ever on itunes. how big is it? in 3 days it was downloaded 820,000 times. there's 14 songs, 17 videos. videos don't go with songs.
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just videos. and collaboration with jay z, frank ocean and drake. it would be a great stocking stuffer. >> and i'm one of the downloaders. >> are you? great. and a christmas gift so tasty, you have to smell it to believe it. some say it's finger-licking good. kentucky fried chicken candles. >> oh. >> why? >> that's going to make me want chicken. fried chicken. >> it tastes like chicken. candles scented like chicken. they are on so many wish lists. the first batch sold out in one minute. you laugh. but the company's working on replenishing their supply. they say they added a few secret ingredients and use that wax to make the candle. >> so, there's real chicken the. >> it's real? >> guys, i mean -- i got each of you that for christmas. and your reaction is really
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bumming me out. i thought it was great. i wanted to say tastes like chicken desperately this morning. there you have it. there you go. and finally, in honor of will ferrell being here and "anchorman 2." if you've seen the movie, you're about to, i'm sure. this video, i had to do it. it's an animal video. a labrador retriever. this is like a dog camp. and look at all of the dogs swimming around. and just watch her. she is watching and doesn't know what they're supposed to do. >> what are you guys doing? >> she is just standing. when can i get out? i thought ron burgundy would appreciate that video. and that's in norfolk, virginia. there she goes. not so much. there you go. doggy paddle.
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>> i feel like her legs reached the ground. she didn't have to. >> why not? >> that's "pop news." now, we're going to talk about the two moms. pictures post-pregnancy have gone viral but for different reasons. karen said she has a near-perfect body. and it's not all it's cracked up to be. and she's taking aim on fit mom, the california mom of three, whose picture sparked outrage. bianna golodryga has the story. >> reporter: these two women might look like they have a lot in common. both mothers of three. both now internet sensations after posting postbaby body photos that have gone viral. but their messages are completely different. 35-year-old taryn is making waves for her series of postbaby body photos. she says after her third child, she became obsessed with getting back to her prepregnancy body. working out to get this body,
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she considered plastic surgery. >> my body changed a lot after having three children. and i tried really hard getting back into the shape it was before the pregnancy. >> reporter: but now, she's showing off her current body. 20 pounds heavier with a rounder stomach. a postbaby body that women think is more realistic. >> you can love your body before and after. >> reporter: her photos are drawing comparisons to maria kang, the mom of three, whose what's your excuse photo caption, led to a firestorm of reactions, with many accusing her of fat shaming. >> i'm not a bully. >> reporter: she is now speaking out against kang, saying these ideals are unrealistic and unhealthy. and wants to encourage women to love their bodies at any size. >> health is not dictated by someone's looks, their size or their weight. >> reporter: but kang says she is simply a healthy mom, trying
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to be a positive role model. is there a right or wrong answer in this great mom debate? >> we have to be careful in our society not to characterize something as normal or not normal. beautiful or not beautiful. >> reporter: for "good morning america," bianna golodryga, abc news, new york. >> you know what? both of us had to deal with postbaby weight. the second one was harder. i didn't have to go through the third. i imagine that's even harder. wherever their comfortable. we continue with the mtv show "16 and pregnant." it's under fire from an illinois mayor. he's blocking filming on public property, saying it sends the wrong message by glamorizing unwed mothers. we'll hear what you have to think. but here's linzie janis with the story. >> reporter: it's the hit reality tv series that
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chronicles the hardships of teenage pregnancy and motherhood. >> what? >> i think my water just broke. >> reporter: but this morning, an illinois mayor says he doesn't want the mtv show filmed in his town. >> i think it sends a wrong message. i don't have my head in the sand to realize it doesn't go on in this town. it does. let's not add to the glorification process. >> reporter: according to more than one facebook fan page, one of the characters on "16 and pregnant," lives in tinley park, illinois. where the mayor is discouraging local businesses from allowing camera crews in. >> what's my five minutes on tv? how do i get on there? i get progress. is that a good message to send out? >> reporter: neither the teen or mtv would confirm their roles in the show. but pictures and their bundle of joy are showing up on social media.
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supporters of the series are disagreeing with the mayor, saying it does anything but glamorize pregnancy. >> i challenge someone to watch the shows and walk away from them and see anything in their lives that appear to be glamorous. >> i don't think we were in this situation, we wouldn't be this unhappy right now. >> if we didn't have a kid, we wouldn't be together. >> in our view, this is sex education for the 21st century. >> reporter: mtv has declined to comment. >> it's not clear how far the mayor is going to take this fight. but if he wins or loses, a lot of moms feel he has sparked an important conversation. one that is affecting a lot of teens out there. >> reporter: for "good morning america," linzie janis, abc news, new york. >> we asked viewers how they thought about this mayor's reaction. and ann marie sweeted, i think it's something that all teenagers should see. there are some things our children need to be taught. another viewer tweets, being a teen mom myself before it was
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so-called cool, the show is disappointing, being that young and progress should not be rewarded with a tv show. very divided. >> i feel if you watch the show, you see that it is horrible. it is a horrible life. >> it's very difficult. >> a dose of reality never hurt anybody. there's that phrase, scared straight. if that's what the show is able to do, there's something good to be said about it. going to george, with john mayer and katy perry. >> here on the couch. i want to talk to both of them. the two of you never sat down for a tv interview together. >> yeah. >> we don't know what kind of body languages we're supposed to be exhibiting. >> you get too close, it's too touchy feely. and you get too far, they say, i don't see chemistry. >> they'll see chemistry in the video. >> how did it happen? you had been kicking around a
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song like this for a while. >> i had the chorus for years. you love who you love. and for people to feel that sort of permission. and then, it came back -- >> kept it in a desk drawer. >> and it came out again. you have to play stuff for other people. they don't know if it's new or old. it's nice to have an unbiased ear. and played it for don, the producer of the record. he said, that's something. i don't know. he said, why don't you get katy to do it? the first thought was, you can't do that. i'll just get -- you know. and the more i thought about it, just the music part of it, it made perfect sense. even if i didn't know katy. it would have made perfect sense. >> but because you did know her -- >> it was an easy phone call. it was a text. >> i went in the other room. called her phone. for me, it had to be about -- it
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always has been about the song. if the song is great, you're in a bubble of authenticity, i think. and if the performance is great, she gives an incredible performance. that's a pretty big moving target to be a couple and have a song. but there's an authenticity to it when you hear it. >> it transcends us. and it's more about the message of the song. >> but you do put yourselves out there. >> we have to go at some point from the car to the front door. we have it out there. yes. but that's the simple life of moving from the car to the front door. this is the first time we've put ourselves out there. >> for this wonderful music. >> you have a lot of twitter questions coming in. fluffy unicorn. >> i thought i blocked fluffy unicorn. >> what did you do on your first date? >> we went to dinner, like a
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regular couple. we share music as a love. that's a someone interest. >> and then, it's spiritual. what was the funniest moment backstage when shooting the video? >> there was no video. the only video we've shot so far is "who you love." >> "spiritual" is a song -- >> we mess around in the studio. we were in the studio. >> i come in the studio and she plays stuff and i go -- and i'll hear a melody. she'll be writing something. and i'll go -- don't. >> or i'll just pick up a guitar and play something. >> come here. and i sang this in my iphone while you were in there. >> you're wrapping up this leg of the u.s. tour tonight. >> tonight, yeah. >> how has it been for the first time? >> it was really great. it wasn't like i woke up and i had the whole range of my voice back. it's been, like, getting -- your dad letting you use the car a little bit at a time. as it goes on, you have to show
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that you're responsible with it. for me, i'm singing better and better each night. and it's really taught me to appreciate the voice as an instrument. not something that you can keep doing whatever you want to. >> you've been doing something great with this tour. a lot of the proceeds are going to veterans suffering from ptsd. and you're about to get started with a unicef goodwill ambassador? >> yeah. i kick off my tour in may. >> love your instagram coming in yesterday. you're really going to do "gma" right. you promised to bring in your christmas -- >> we slaved for hours this morning. >> it's right here. >> tune into "gma." katy and i are going to premiere our new video. and watch us give away our press by. >> for the biggest crossover you've ever seen. >> and the widest you can go
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with an instagram joke. that's deep and wide with the joke. >> they're a little cold. i thought i made them warmer. >> they look good. >> it would have made a great segment if we were cooking together. >> we're going to have the world exclusive premiere of "who you love" in a little bit. and will ferrell and baxter are here when we come back.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. crews in redwood city are still at the scene of a huge fire at a metal recycling plant. the blaze erupted shortly before 1:00 this morning. it's burning a large pile of appliances at the middle management plant at the end of seaport boulevard. officials have not issued a shelter in place but they are advising people who smell smoke to stay indoors and keep their windows and doors shut. firefighters are expected to remain on the scene for several hours. let's see how your morning commute is with leyla gulen. take you into redwood city this is how the fire is affecting your drive. seaport boulevard is opened to limited traffic. it's all subject to change due to the fire and wind conditions. so keep that in mind.
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i take you farther to the south northbound on 101 at rain stork avenue we have a crash out there blocking one
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good morning. record tenth consecutive spare the air of the day. no burning wood at least through midnight, but i promise you we're going to get a cleaner air mass, just not today. well above average temperatures again. a few 70s in our streams, morgan hill, santa cruz and gloefrdale.
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low clouds roll in tonight with a sea breeze. that brings us cooler, good morning, america. some people tell me i'm just too good for morning tv. i say, well, ron, try it. i mean, if stepapopolous. i mean, if step -- jorge stepanealewski, and robin can do morning tv, why not a certain mr. burgundy? now, i'm sure i've got your attention, america. keep it classy, "gma." >> keeping it classy this morning. not with ron burgundy. but we do have will ferrell and baxter right there. looking forward to talking to them about "anchorman 2." so much fun. i guess we've both seen it now. >> i couldn't stop laughing. it was fantastic. much more ahead with john mayer and katy perry.
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we're just minutes away from that world exclusive premier of their new video. ♪ who you love and we have something exciting to tell you about after john mayer and katy perry. a new special app for all of the disney animation fans. apple's pick for ipad app of the year. you can see how your favorite character and scene was brought to life, from the disney films. go to apple store and search disney animated. >> that's pretty cool. >> very cool. i think we should get to the aforementioned, and much-anticipated ron burgundy, a la will ferrell. we just can't wait to hear what he has to say. make us laugh. >> no pressure, no pressure. i'm so thrilled. i know we all are. the moment is finally here. "anchorman 2" in theaters tomorrow. we've been seeing ron burgundy pop up all over. from an anchor desk in north carolina, to the canadian olympic curling trials. and commercials for the dodge durango, which is selling like
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crazy, thanks to ron. right now, i'm here with the man behind the amazing mustache. welcome to "good morning america." >> thank you. thank you so much for having me. >> and thank you for doing the promos in character. >> that was great. >> it made us wonder, how would ron fare on "good morning america"? >> like he said in one of the promos, he would have no idea he had to start so early. his morning starts about 11:00. yeah. he would be late for the very first day. >> and unapologetic. >> unapologetic. and probably smelling of scotch. yes. >> and what's the problem? >> i smell a lot of scotch around -- a lot of the crew members. yeah. >> yeah? how -- >> no one wants to admit it. >> you immersed yourself in character. not only in doing the movie. but promoting the movie for months and months. how has that been for you? >> you know, this movie presented itself with a unique opportunity. and i love kind of performing as
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ron burgundy. and so, when we had our first marketing meetings with the studio, i kind of put it out there that i would be up for doing a lot of stuff in character. and it's great. it kind of tells the story of the movie in a different way, without having to just do the standard interview thing. and it's -- it's -- everything we've done has been unique in its own way. and people have loved it. >> yeah. and we used -- >> exactly. the news itself, all the news outlets, give us a whole second wave of promotion because they show all the stuff. >> i'm glad you mention that. do you find a subtle irony or not so subtle irony in the fact that the news -- we love the movie. and yet, there are some not-so-subtle jabs. >> a not -- yes. not a subtle irony at all, that ron burgundy is celebrated by the media itself. and he's a horrible journalist. he would never be hired by anyone in real news.
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but i think in a way, all the news outlets like to know that they're still being looked at and paid attention to. >> we all laughed so hard. but there were some moments where there was some cringing. >> yeah. >> when ron discovers that car chases equal ratings. >> yes. yes. yeah. i mean, that was kind of what was fun about doing this movie was to make a real funny, broad pg-13 movie. and at the same time, have a little satirical edge to it. >> let me set up the premise. so, you try -- you do reassemble the gang, the team, for a very big opportunity. and i'm going to show a clip right now where you all are back together. >> yes. >> and you are reminiscing. take a look. >> one other time you dared to chug that beer stein full of woolite.
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>> he did it so quickly that he said that's the equivalent of drinking poison. >> oh, lord. >> i was in a six-month coma. they said from the neurological damage, there's no way i live past 55. >> you got three years left, my friend. >> how was that, being with the guys? >> just reminiscing about -- yeah. horrible stuff. it was great. i mean, we kind of picked up right where we left off nine years ago. and you know, i'm very good friends with steve and paul and david. and so, to kind of get the band back together, so to speak, was great. >> we had james marsden on yesterday. he's the new part of the team. >> he's an ugly guy. hard to look at. >> yeah. and you definitely enjoyed poking fun at that. he was telling us about literally 20-minute takes, that you and adam, adam mckay, the director, would just let it go. >> and that's one of the great things about shooting on digital
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is you can just go for literally 20 minutes. and it's a great tool for improv and comedy and that sort of thing. we have an alternative cut of the movie, that will probably be on the dvd, with 300 brand-new jokes. >> oh, my. and trying to keep it together, i imagine, would be -- >> no, it's impossible. that's the fun of you know it's working well. of that joy in performing translates on the screen. >> your costar, another costar, baxter, the dog, has been with us all morning. he's coming here with questions from the fans. >> i'm surprised. he would not talk to me all morning. >> he is a little jealous. baxter, thank you so much. he has a card that reads, ron burgundy, please tell us the secret to such great hair. >> oh, the secret to such great hair. you have to condition. >> conditioning is everything? >> yeah. yeah. a leave-in conditioner, if you can find one. and get at least 15 hours of sleep a night. >> wow. minimum.
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>> that really, you know, teases the hair follicles. >> you said that ron burgundy is based on mort crim. >> well, that was the initial idea for the first movie. is watching mort kind of talk about his relationship with jessica savidge, way back if the day. and i did pattern off his voice. i thought it was funny that here he was, he had been retired for years. and he still spoke like a newsman. ron, there's a little shade of mort. >> anybody today that embodies the spirit? >> well, i would say there's -- sam champion's left us. so -- quae, yeah. >> beautiful hair. >> beautiful hair. great teeth. i'm glad he's not here. i would be nervous to meet him. yeah, yeah. >> will ferrell, we thank you so much. baxter, we thank you. "anchorman 2: the legend continues." opens nationwide tomorrow.
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so much fun. time for one last check of the weather with ginger. >> we cannot wait to see it. everybody out here is so excited. we have to check in on our warm coats and warm hearts drive. we want you to donate a gently-worn coat to any burlington store. if you do, snap a picture of yourself, too. because we want to see it. tweet us to us. #warmcoats. you might see yourself on "gma." like evelyn harris. from charlotte, north carolina. every kid should be warm. charlotte. yeah, somebody's yelling charlotte back there. and the tally for our coats, 52,744 so far. go to goodmorningamerica.com/yahoo! and you can find out how to do just that. we have a good morning birthday. what's your name? >> terri. >> she's 10. and back here, 67. let's get into the forecast. give you an idea of what's happening around the nation. the snowflake in chicago. look at the brilliance of that. and erie, pennsylvania, they've had a few of those very snowflakes.
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as we're having here in times square. a warmup at the end of the week. there's the numb >> lara, so much fun out here. you guys look so great with all this winter on you. >> thank you. >> let's get inside to you, lara. >> thank you, ginger. will and i very excited. >> which camera? which camera? >> straight ahead. >> which camera? >> coming up, the worldwide exclusive premiere of john mayer and katy perry's video. we're watching. >> which camera? ♪
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[ cheers and applause ] don't have to wait much longer. we've been talking about it all morning long. the exclusive premiere of "who you love." you're even going to press the red button. >> we like to press each other's buttons. >> come on. >> millions of dollars of fiber optic technology has been put into this button, to travel all the way to that screen. we want to thank lucent technologies. we want to thank cisco. i mean, m.i.t. and all involved. >> and everyone in silicon
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valley. >> just to make this one easy button work. >> you want to press it with me. >> "who you love." >> boom. [ applause ] ♪ ♪ you love, who you love who you love ♪ ♪ you love, who you love who you love ♪ ♪ my girl, she ain't the one that i saw coming ♪ ♪ and sometimes i don't know which way to go ♪ ♪ and i tried to run before but i'm not running anymore ♪ ♪ 'cause i've fought against it hard enough to know ♪ ♪ that you love, who you love
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who you love ♪ ♪ you love, who you love who you love ♪ ♪ you love, who you love who you love ♪ ♪ oh, you can't make yourself stop dreaming ♪ ♪ who you're dreaming of if it's who you love ♪ ♪ then it's who you love ♪ ♪ my boy, he ain't the one that i saw coming ♪ ♪ and some have said his heart's too hot to hold ♪ ♪ and it takes a little time ♪ but you should see him when he shines ♪ ♪ 'cause you never wanna let
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that feeling go ♪ ♪ when you love, who you love who you love ♪ ♪ you love, who you love who you love ♪ ♪ yeah, you love, who you love who you love ♪ ♪ oh, you can't make yourself stop dreaming ♪ ♪ who you're dreaming of if it's who you love ♪ ♪ then it's who you love ♪ who you love ♪ oh, ooh, ooh
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♪ oh, you love, who you love who you love ♪ ♪ you love, who you love who you love ♪ ♪ you love, who you love who you love ♪ ♪ oh, you can't make yourself stop dreaming ♪ ♪ who you're dreaming of if it's who you love ♪ ♪ then it's who you love ♪ it's who you love who you love ♪ ♪ who you love who you love ♪ yeah, yeah
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♪ oh, oh, yeah ♪ you're the one i love [ cheers and applause ] >> real promise right there. you tell us that those couples were real couples. >> real couples. we sent out the casting call for real couples. it's so awesome. >> you can feel it. >> they were having a great time. there's nothing scripted in that video. except for putting the bull if the middle of the desert. >> i like katie's analogy to falling off the bull. >> you hold on for dear life. sometimes get a buck here and there. but you get back on. >> yeah. >> and you look so relaxed making it. it seemed like a beautiful day together. >> it was. that's the deal with getting to work with somebody you love. you get to see them. i had to put a video together just to be able to see my fwoif.
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girlfriend. >> i know, right? >> you learn a lot, too. >> we have one of our twitter followers writing in saying, what is one thing you learned about each other during this? >> during this -- katy is a superstar for a reason. >> oh. >> aw. >> and katy? >> you're so sweet. [ laughter ] i think john has a very gentle, authentic touch to everything he does. >> thank you. >> can we go all around? >> and i love you because -- i love it. >> we would love to. it's be so much fun. you guys were fantastic. watch the video again on our website. goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! we'll be right back with robert de niro and sylvester stallone, and their movie "grudge match." good. good answer. check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's.
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so, the last time we saw robert de niro and sylvester stallone, in a movie together, was when
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they verbally sparred together in "copland." genius casting in the movie they're in together again. the movie's name is "grudge match." take a look at a scene. >> if we don't sell tickets, we don't make money. no tickets, no money. >> no tickets, no money. i'm in. >> no ticket, no money. no money, no fight. >> no ticket, no money. no ticket, no money. >> no fight, to money, no tickets. either way you put it. all three ways. no tickets, no fight, no money. no money, no fight, no tickets. what's the third one? all three ways. >> i think you got it all covered. what's your problem? >> my problem is, you fight you fight. you have to do these things. >> the point i'm making is if we're going to do it, we have to do it together. okay? >> together. >> it will be fun. >> i'm telling you, scenes like this, over and over again, in this film. so thrilled to have sylvester stallone and robert de niro, here together on "good morning america." >> thank you. >> welcome to you both. what was your thought when this idea came up? >> first, i was a little
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reluctant to do it. i don't know if i want to do a parody on "rocky." >> why were you so game to do it? >> it couldn't be anybody but him. >> right. it's "raging bull" meets "rocky." it's brilliant. it's been 33 years since "raging bull." >> yeah. i mean, i have, over the years, done some boxing. but not much. but it gave me an excuse to really do it. >> my house is built like a ring. i may have to do this. hey. welcome to sly land. >> which is so funny. it's sort of against my -- i would have assume you would have been, like, i'm down. i love boki iboxing so much. >> i have the worst taste. i said, all these -- forget it. no matter what, i'm always behind the curve on what's good for me. >> great to have friends like robert de niro. can this guy really throw a punch? >> him? >> not as well as him. >> but he's got friends, too. you know? >> little this. little that.
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>> "raging bull," "rocky." al of 'em. what a treat to see you guys together sparring verbally and in the ring. >> it's great working with robert. he's so accommodating. he's so easy to get along with. he knows his craft. i thing he's got a career. >> yeah? >> it's starting up. but you got it. you're going to be around a while. >> thank you so much. everybody, you'll love it. it's called "grudge match," in theaters christmas day. really a pleasure. >> thank you so much. >> and we'll be right back.
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how great are john mayer and katy perry? you guys were so much fun. thank you so much. we want to thank will ferrell and baxter, as well. paul rudd will be here tomorrow. we're having a great week. >> it's been a great week. everybody, have a wonderful day. and we'll see you tomorrow. [ cheers and applause ] everybody, have a wonderful day. and we'll see you tomorrow.
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good morning. i'm kristen sze. today is the bay area's tenth straight spare the air day. that record may be coming to an end. meteorologist mike nicco explains why. >> that and the warm weather. temperatures today six to ten degrees warmer than average. check out these temperatures mid to upper 60s. even 70 around cloverdale, santa cruz and morgan hill. let's jump into the accuweather seven-day forecast, wind shifts tomorrow and the cool breezes will blow the cooler air in for wednesday, thursday and friday. warmer than average again saturday, sunday and monday. leyla. mike, it's a jam in san jose northbound on 101 if you need to make it near mofett field.
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we have an accident near 237. big traffic jams out there. give yourself p zz announcer: it's "live with kelly and michael." today, from the comedy "anchorman 2,", a plus, a performance by "american idol" winner candice glover. and our all-star chef's holiday home cooking week continues with a recipe from chef jean-georges vongerichten. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] announcer: now here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [cheers and applause]